Saraswati Puja celebrated with enthusiasm in Tangla
TANGLA: Saraswati Puja was celebrated with great enthusiasm in Tangla, the educational hub of the Udalguri district. The day coincides with Basant Panchami, the first day of spring, and it is also observed as the day of birth of the goddess. The day is all about prosperity, energy, and enlightenment. All the education institutions celebrated Saraswati Puja with great pomp and gaiety on Thursday.
School and college students, donning their traditional best, gathered at the respective institutions and offered obeisance to the goddess of education and knowledge. Small pandals were also put up in some areas where the people of locality paid obeisance to the goddess of learning.
Tangla College also celebrated Saraswati Puja with great enthusiasm. The students of the college wearing traditional dresses were seen seeking the blessing of Goddess Saraswati. Saraswati idols, brought in the school and college campuses the previous evening, were worshipped in the morning hours followed by distribution of prasad.